From empowering smallholder farmers in the developing world, to building food as medicine into the medical system, to re-imagining a more accessible and sustainable grocery store, these women are changing the way we eat around the world. Here are their stories.
In tandem with its annual competition, Thought For Food is launching its Digital Labs, a digital accelerator designed for young food and agriculture entrepreneurs. Participants will have access to mentorship, resources, and a global network.
A new generation of women-led startups including Trace Genomics is providing novel solutions to agriculture’s problems with tech innovation.
Stonyfield Organic’s new OpenTEAM platform aims to provide farmers worldwide with a free data ecosystem to manage adaptive soil health on farms and reach carbon sequestration targets.
These advances in AI and Big Data are making it easier and less laborious for farmers to understand small occurrences and larger trends on their farms.
Yonodesperdicio is the first web-mobile application in Spain for collaborative consumption to reduce household food waste.
Food isn’t immune to technology’s influence as AI and Big Data create opportunities for innovation—as well as risks. At Food Tank’s second monthly conversation at NYU, experts evaluate the fork in the road for the future dividing good and bad food tech.
Nonprofit Kheyti has designed an affordable greenhouse which allows farmers to grow seven times the amount of food using 90 percent less water, stabilize incomes, and build climate resilience.